Shetlanders can expect a tourism boom after Lonely Planet identified the islands as one of its top 10 must-see destinations in Europe.
Shetland has been named as one of Europe's must-see destinations by one of the world's leading travel authorities.
Fans of smash hit TV show Game of Thrones in Shetland got a surprise on Friday night when actor Rory McCann visited the capital Lerwick to take in the town's nightlife.
A warning has been issued to residents in Shetland following reports of rogue traders.
Shetland men relive encounters with the White Wife as community council plans to erect life-size statue of the ghost
A ghost who is said to appear to single men driving alone on a remote stretch on a Shetland island is set to receive the celebrity treatment with a life-size statue.
A group of accommodation providers in the North Mainland of Shetland has objected to plans to build a new 91-bedroom hotel in Lerwick, claiming it could threaten the viability of the local sector.
The bank of primary school teachers in the isles appears to be running dry after Shetland Islands Council failed for the “first time in a long time” to recruit to a temporary classroom job.
Group campaigning for gender equality in Lerwick’s Up Helly Aa event says issue can ‘no longer be swept under the carpet’
The group campaigning for gender equality in Lerwick Up Helly Aa says the issue can “no longer be swept under the carpet” after Shetland Islands Council (SIC) launched its own investigation into whether its involvement with the fire festival breached equality law.
A casualty has been evacuated from a cargo vessel off the east coast of Shetland after suffering from a suspected heart attack.
A date has been announced for a play devised by Scottish schoolchildren.
Carrying “offensive weapons” earned a repeat offender a 10-month prison sentence at Lerwick Sheriff Court yesterday.
Jamie Crawford has enjoyed the high life more than most Scots.
A man has lost his driving licence for a year after being found guilty of dangerous driving at Lerwick Sheriff Court on yesterday.
A coastguard search and rescue helicopter was earlier today assisting in a medical evacuation from a passenger ship off the east coast of Shetland.
Shetland Islands Council has approved a loan of £300,000 to building firm BA Builders to allow for new homes to be constructed in rural areas.
A multi-agency meeting is set to be held to discuss the Fair Isle Bird Observatory fire and focus on any lessons which can be learned.
A woman has been jailed for six months following an incident where she made threats against her ex partner and was found in possession of a knife.
One school has been shut down in a north or north-east community every two months on average during the public spending squeeze in the last decade.
There was a 20% increase in the number of road traffic offences detected in Shetland in 2018/19 compared to the previous year after the police upped resources in response to “ongoing concerns” over driving.
Residents in a Shetland settlement are up in arms after it emerged that an international salmon farming service company is planning to build a large net cleaning plant on crofting land next to the Toft ferry terminal.
Harbour on lockdown as suspicious package forces evacuation of area near Shetland’s Sullom Voe Terminal
An island harbour was left in lockdown yesterday after a suspicious package was reported, forcing evacuations and delays to ships waiting to berth.
Police have confirmed that a potentially suspicious package discovered on Shetland today is not as feared as first thought after staff were evacuated from buildings near to the Sella Ness area.
The proposed 12-turbine Mossy Hill wind farm on the outskirts of Lerwick has been given the green light by Shetland Islands Council’s planning committee.
A person was rescued from a house fire on Shetland in the early hours of this morning.
Preparations for this year’s Shetland Boat Week are well under way with event organisers announcing the four main sponsors for the fourth instalment of the event.
A woman from Shetland whose husband died suddenly from an undiagnosed heart problem aged just 29 has launched a campaign to look into holding heart screening events for young people in the isles.
Offshore workers who went for days without fresh water, amid fears it was affected by a contagious bug, have had their supply restored.
A woman who managed to escape with her three-year-old son from her burning car just seconds before it was engulfed by flames is urging local drivers to check under the bonnet for nesting birds before setting off.
Fire crews attended to a motor home that caught fire near Kalliness, Weisdale earlier today.
A man from Yorkshire narrowly escaped being sent to jail when he appeared for sentencing at Lerwick Sheriff Court yesterday.
An aspiring Shetland chef who lost his arm to a rare cancer is close to raising the funds for a bionic replacement.
A campaign group on Shetland has said there are still "hurdles" to overcome before a transmission link to the mainland becomes a reality.